Articles about Border Security Force (BSF)

#Elections2019: Sacked BSF-jawan to contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

30 Mar 2019

India
#Elections2019: Sacked BSF-jawan to contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

Former BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was dismissed from service in 2017 after he complained about the bad quality of food being served to the security forces in a video, has announced that he will be contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Rajnath Singh launches 28 infrastructure projects worth Rs. 1,900cr

06 Mar 2019

India
Rajnath Singh launches 28 infrastructure projects worth Rs. 1,900cr

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today launched 28 major infrastructure projects of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and other central police organizations.

Pakistan: Flight operations suspended at major airports. Details here

27 Feb 2019

World
Pakistan: Flight operations suspended at major airports. Details here

Flight operations were suspended across major airports in Pakistan's Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces today in the wake of the escalating tensions between Pakistan and India, according to a media report.

#IndiaStrikesBack: Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviews security-situation in the country

27 Feb 2019

India
#IndiaStrikesBack: Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviews security-situation in the country

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed the security situation in the country, especially along the border with Pakistan, a day after Indian fighter jets bombed the biggest camp of terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad in that country, officials said.

Pulwama attack: 100 companies of paramilitary forces deployed in Kashmir

23 Feb 2019

India
Pulwama attack: 100 companies of paramilitary forces deployed in Kashmir

With India still reeling from the Pulwama attack, the Center has airlifted 100 companies of paramilitary forces to Srinagar to bolster security in Jammu and Kashmir.

Hi-tech border-surveillance project to be completed in 6-7 years: BSF

19 Feb 2019

India
Hi-tech border-surveillance project to be completed in 6-7 years: BSF

The work to set up hi-tech surveillance system along the 2000-km sensitive stretch on the international border with Pakistan and Bangladesh is likely to be completed in next 6-7 years, a senior Border Security Force (BSF) official said yesterday.

PM-led panel clears shortlisted names, CBI to get chief soon

02 Feb 2019

India
PM-led panel clears shortlisted names, CBI to get chief soon

The high-powered committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi met on Friday and cleared shortlisted names for the next chief of Central Bureau of Investigation, reports claimed.

Son of jawan, who made "bad food" videos, found dead

18 Jan 2019

India
Son of jawan, who made "bad food" videos, found dead

BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was earlier in news for making videos about bad food served to soldiers, lost his son to suicide on Wednesday, reports claimed.

Two JeM-terrorists may have entered Delhi, photo released, alert sounded

21 Nov 2018

India
Two JeM-terrorists may have entered Delhi, photo released, alert sounded

The Delhi police on Tuesday sounded an alert saying two alleged Jaish-e-Mohammed operatives may have entered the city.

Grenade attack at Manipur Assembly complex, three injured

17 Nov 2018

India
Grenade attack at Manipur Assembly complex, three injured

Three security personnel, including one BSF jawan, were injured after suspected militants carried out a grenade attack at the Manipur Assembly complex.

#TerrorAlert: Six JeM terrorists are heading to Delhi from Punjab

15 Nov 2018

India
#TerrorAlert: Six JeM terrorists are heading to Delhi from Punjab

According to the counter intelligence wing of the Punjab Police, at least six terrorists from Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) have crossed over into the state, and are headed towards Delhi.

Chhattisgarh: 2 BSF jawans injured in blast triggered by naxals

02 Nov 2018

India
Chhattisgarh: 2 BSF jawans injured in blast triggered by naxals

Two Border Security Force (BSF) jawans were injured today when an improvised explosive device, suspected to have been laid by the naxals, went off in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh.

Rajnath to celebrate Dussehra along Indo-Pak border; perform 'Shastra Puja'

14 Oct 2018

India
Rajnath to celebrate Dussehra along Indo-Pak border; perform 'Shastra Puja'

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will celebrate Dussehra and perform 'Shastra Puja' in Bikaner along the highly sensitive Indo-Pak border, officials said today.

Arrested BrahMos-engineer was promised fat-paying job in US by handlers

10 Oct 2018

India
Arrested BrahMos-engineer was promised fat-paying job in US by handlers

In the latest development in the arrest of BrahMos engineer for leaking sensitive data to Pakistan, sources have said the engineer was promised a job in the US and a fat pay by the handlers.

Gold medalist BrahMos engineer allegedly leaked data to ISI, arrested

09 Oct 2018

India
Gold medalist BrahMos engineer allegedly leaked data to ISI, arrested

On Monday, police arrested an engineer working at BrahMos Missile Research Centre in Nagpur for allegedly leaking sensitive data to Pakistan's ISI and other countries.

Ghaziabad: BSF constable fatally shoots colleague in camp

01 Oct 2018

India
Ghaziabad: BSF constable fatally shoots colleague in camp

A BSF constable, Ajit, today allegedly shot dead his batchmate Jagpreet from his INSAS rifle at about 6 am at a temporary camp on the Ghaziabad's Link Road area.

J&K: BSF jawan commits suicide on duty by shooting self

30 Sep 2018

India
J&K: BSF jawan commits suicide on duty by shooting self

A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle inside a camp in Rajouri district of Jammu & Kashmir, officials said on Sunday.

Something big has happened: Rajnath Singh hints at another 'surgical-strike'

29 Sep 2018

India
Something big has happened: Rajnath Singh hints at another 'surgical-strike'

Just as the government is pushing to celebrate the second anniversary of surgical strikes, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has hinted 'something big happened' across the border.

BSF jawan arrested on charges of sharing information with ISI

19 Sep 2018

India
BSF jawan arrested on charges of sharing information with ISI

Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has arrested a BSF jawan from Noida on the charges of sharing vital information with Pakistan ISI agents, DGP OP Singh said today.

Rajnath to launch first 'smart fence' project along Indo-Pak border

16 Sep 2018

India
Rajnath to launch first 'smart fence' project along Indo-Pak border

India's first "smart fence" project, which entails deploying laser-activated fences and technology-enabled barriers to plug vulnerable gaps along frontiers, will be launched by Home Minister Rajnath Singh in two 5km each patch along the Indo-Pak border tomorrow.

Government releases Rs. 400 crore for development of border states

03 Sep 2018

India
Government releases Rs. 400 crore for development of border states

Nearly Rs. 400 crore has been released by the Center to 10 states having international borders as part of an ambitious plan to ameliorate the problems of those living in these isolated locations, officials said on Monday.

Odisha: BSF recruitment facilitation centers opened in remote, Maoist-hit areas

26 Aug 2018

India
Odisha: BSF recruitment facilitation centers opened in remote, Maoist-hit areas

The Border Security Force has opened at least 18 facilitation centers at several places in Odisha's four Maoist-hit districts for helping locals get recruitment in Central Armed Para-military Forces (CAPF).

#MannKiBaat: PM Modi mentions Kerala, triple talaq, Asian games

26 Aug 2018

Politics
#MannKiBaat: PM Modi mentions Kerala, triple talaq, Asian games

PM Narendra Modi in the 47th episode of radio show 'Mann Ki Baat' said the nation stood shoulder-to-shoulder with Kerala, congratulated lawmakers on a productive monsoon session.

Abducted Indian man stuck in Bangladesh, family seeks PM's help

24 Aug 2018

India
Abducted Indian man stuck in Bangladesh, family seeks PM's help

The family members of an Indian national, Phalgun Arengh (66), lodged in police custody in Bangladesh after being allegedly abducted and taken there, have sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's help in bringing him back.

Kerala: 373 dead, 87 injured due to rains, floods, landslides

21 Aug 2018

India
Kerala: 373 dead, 87 injured due to rains, floods, landslides

Rains, floods, and landslides in Kerala have killed 373 people since May 30, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said today.

Will provide corruption-free govt: Tripura CM in maiden I-Day speech

15 Aug 2018

India
Will provide corruption-free govt: Tripura CM in maiden I-Day speech

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, in his maiden Independence Day address today, assured people that he would strive to provide an unbiased and corruption-free government.

Independence Day: Most gallantry awards bagged by CRPF, J&K Police

15 Aug 2018

India
Independence Day: Most gallantry awards bagged by CRPF, J&K Police

On the 72nd Independence Day, service decorations are set to be conferred to 942 state police and central paramilitary forces for gallantry, and distinguished and meritorious service.

India, Pakistan to install new gates at Attari-Wagah border soon

01 Aug 2018

India
India, Pakistan to install new gates at Attari-Wagah border soon

India and Pakistan are set to install new gates at the Attari-Wagah border, where people from both the sides throng every evening to watch the lowering of the national flags.

#DoseOfPatriotism: 5 Bollywood films which accurately depict the Kargil War

26 Jul 2018

Entertainment
#DoseOfPatriotism: 5 Bollywood films which accurately depict the Kargil War

The Kargil war or the 1999 Indo-Pak war is an unforgettable event in our country's history.

Security forces have killed over 580 terrorists since 2015: Govt

25 Jul 2018

India
Security forces have killed over 580 terrorists since 2015: Govt

Security forces have killed 581 terrorists since 2015 while 69 personnel died in ceasefire violations, Minister of State for Defense Subhash Bhamre told the Lok Sabha today.

India's Border Security Force, Border Guards Bangladesh discuss border crime

22 Jul 2018

India
India's Border Security Force, Border Guards Bangladesh discuss border crime

Reduction of border crimes and smuggling of drugs besides erection of border fencing in the unfenced areas figured prominently at the four-day meeting of Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) that began at the BSF frontier in Agartala today.

Two BSF jawans killed in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh

15 Jul 2018

India
Two BSF jawans killed in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh

Two Border Security Force (BSF) jawans were killed and another injured in a gunbattle with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district today, police said.

Woman commits suicide after being raped by BSF jawan

14 Jul 2018

India
Woman commits suicide after being raped by BSF jawan

A 26-year-old woman committed suicide by consuming poison after a BSF jawan allegedly raped her on the pretext of marriage in Muzaffarnagar city of Uttar Pradesh, police said today.

Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik to inaugurate bridge in Maoist-hit area

11 Jul 2018

India
Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik to inaugurate bridge in Maoist-hit area

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is set to inaugurate 910-meter-long Gurupriya bridge in Malkangiri on July 18, connecting the "cut-off areas" of the Maoist-hit district with the mainland, a government official said.

Amarnath Yatra death-toll rises to 6 as 3 pilgrims die

03 Jul 2018

India
Amarnath Yatra death-toll rises to 6 as 3 pilgrims die

Three pilgrims, including two from Andhra Pradesh, died today en route to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas due to various causes, taking the death toll in this year's yatra to six.

2 Gujarat fishermen released by Pakistan being brought back home

30 Jun 2018

India
2 Gujarat fishermen released by Pakistan being brought back home

Two fishermen from Gujarat, who were languishing in a Pakistan jail, have been released and are on their way home to Vadodara, an official said today.

Indian Army sends back Pakistani-kid with new clothes and sweets

28 Jun 2018

World
Indian Army sends back Pakistani-kid with new clothes and sweets

The Indian Army, in a display of humanity, sent back a young Pakistani child who had inadvertently crossed the border into the Indian side.

J&K: 4 BSF men killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

13 Jun 2018

India
J&K: 4 BSF men killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

Four BSF personnel were killed when Pakistani forces opened fire and launched mortar attacks across the border near the famous Chamliyal shrine in Ramgarh sub-sector of Samba district, J&K, late yesterday.

Kashmir grenade attack: 14 civilians and 2 cops injured

04 Jun 2018

India
Kashmir grenade attack: 14 civilians and 2 cops injured

At least 14 civilians and 2 cops were injured in a grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, this morning.